Hashtag wins Time Magazine’s Person of the Year award

From a shortlist that included Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, Internet-muzzling Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and last year's winner, noted Twitter user Donald Trump, a movement defined by a hashtag has emerged as

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto remains Canada’s top tech market, but Waterloo is fastest-growing: CBRE

A new report from CBRE Group Inc. has found that while Toronto remains Canada's top market for tech talent by a substantial margin, the Waterloo region is growing at more than twice the

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Why Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau want to see more women as managers and entrepreneurs

TORONTO - Jack Ma didn't think there was anything out of the ordinary about his company. During his Sept. 25 appearance at Gateway '17, a Toronto event organized by Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers using mentorship programs to foster women in the workplace

ITBusiness.ca takes some time during the 2017 Women in the IT Channel recognition luncheon, held in Toronto on Aug. 17, to talk with Kendall Milne Bancroft, director of retail enterprise sales at Rogers Communications, about

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The 7 Virtues founder addresses women in IT

ITBusiness.ca sits down with Barb Stegemann, author, entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of The 7 Virtues, to discuss why women-focused events are so important and how she found her "tribe" at the 2017

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian startups are noticing U.S. headlines about sexism in tech – but will they take action?

Dave McClure was always known for having a potty mouth. So when he took the stage for a Q&A at Montreal Startup Fest in July 2016, event founder Philippe Telio jokingly asked him

Published on: August 30th, 2017 Christine Wong

Government-backed initiative looking for Fifty Inspiring women in Canadian tech

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story stated that the deadline for submissions was Sept. 9, 2017 and that the winners would be announced at an Oct. 2 event. As of Sept.

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


An exit interview with ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman: Part 2

In part one of ITBusiness.ca's exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who will be replacing her and the advice she gave,

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New research shows a digital gender divide between small and medium sized enterprises

A new study released by Startup Canada reveals a gender divide among Canadian small business owners (SBOs) when it comes to digital adoption. The report found that women SBOs are 20 per cent

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Lindsay Bright

Dell invites female entrepreneurs to say ‘Hello Alice’

Dell Technologies, along with their partner Circular Board, have created an artificial intelligence-driven version of American home services website Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs called Alice. Hello Alice.com, which enables people to sign

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Business Leadership Podcast: Malgosia Green, Chief Product Officer at Top Hat

Editor's note: Our sister site IT World Canada recently announced a media partnership with Edwin Frondozo's weekly The Business Leadership podcast. We've decided to begin running the podcast on ITBusiness.ca as well. Edwin

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Tech CEO asks ‘How do I hire women?’ on LinkedIn: Here’s how his network responded

The fact that women are underrepresented in Canada's technology sector doesn't exactly come as a news flash, but one tech CEO is openly reaching out to his network to do his part towards

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search Inc. confirms that executive boards are no different. The

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs